Legionella Awareness Training
Why should you attend?
Our legionella training course is designed to provide a detailed introduction to legionnaires disease, starting with the history and background, to a detailed explanation of the legislation, roles and responsibilities through to monitoring and management techniques, service provider selection to record keeping, sampling and compliance. This Legionella Training course can serve as an excellent refresher course or an introductory course for those involved with water hygiene management.
Benefits of attending the training (for the delegate)
Greater understanding of the risks of contact with Legionella bacteria and the processes required to prevent or adequately control those risks including the new Acop and technical guidance.
Benefits of attending the training (for the employer)
Up-to-date knowledge and vigilance to guard against an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease
What this training course will teach you
An understanding of the health effects of Legionnaires disease. An understanding of the legislation and codes of practice. An understanding of how to control the risks of Legionella bacteria including compliance.
What is Legionella?
• What is Legionnaires' disease and Legionellosis?
• Compliance and the Law
• Identifying potential risks in your water systems
• Developing control measures for specific water systems
• Management responsibilities
• Record keeping - what the law requires of you
All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
The course will be delivered over one day.
Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.